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When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits.
The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

Those planning to send staffers to individual health exchanges with pre-tax funds might face some unpleasant surprises come tax-time.
Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger.
Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Utilizing a Revocable Living Trust can be an affordable way to ensure your business passes effectively to your family or loved ones upon your death.
What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

At Entrepreneur magazine's Growth Conference this year, CPA and attorney Mark Kohler explained to an audience of entrepreneurs the importance of finding the right accountant for your business.
Four Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

Four Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

Getting ready to hire overseas? Understand four key areas before you take the plunge.
Franchisees: How Well Do You Know Your State's Tax Code?

Franchisees: How Well Do You Know Your State's Tax Code?

If take-and-back pizza franchisees don't know their state's sales tax and food stamps laws, they can lose big.
Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

New data show new business growth has slowed since 2008. It shouldn't be hard to see why.
The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

You may just end up saving money along with, you know, providing some good life experience.
States With the Lowest Corporate Income Tax Rates (Infographic)

States With the Lowest Corporate Income Tax Rates (Infographic)

The nation's most tax-friendly states for business owners include Nevada, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Ignore that Accounting Problem -- At Your Own Risk

Ignore that Accounting Problem -- At Your Own Risk

If you discovered an issue, don't let it fester like an open wound, take care of it as soon as possible.
Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)

Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)

The London-based Centre for Policy Studies took a look at so-called 'SuperEntrepreneurs' and the government and policy infrastructures that best support them.
What I Learned From a Two-Year IRS Audit

What I Learned From a Two-Year IRS Audit

These lessons learned can help you navigate the audit process.
Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan?

Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan?

This setup grants tax advantages while enabling workers to receive valuable stock in the firm when they retire.
8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.
How to Find the Best Office Space for Your Cleaning Service

How to Find the Best Office Space for Your Cleaning Service

If you're not sure where to locate your business, these tips can help you decide whether to start at home or rent commercial space.
How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World

How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World

Workers in Belgium, Germany, Austria and Hungary face the highest tax burdens, according to the OECD's annual report on individual income taxes.
Tech Tools to Keep Organized Next Tax Season

Tech Tools to Keep Organized Next Tax Season

Thanks to some savvy cloud-based services, handy apps and online bookkeeping tools you never have to worry about saving a paper trail.
5 Questions to Ask Before Filing a Tax Extension

5 Questions to Ask Before Filing a Tax Extension

Think you need an extension? Don't decide until you weigh the insight of our tax experts.
Pay Attention to Personal Liability

Pay Attention to Personal Liability

Certain business structures don't protect company owner when it comes to failure to pay taxes or withhold 401(k) or other employee benefits.
10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant

10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant

Ask your accountant these critical questions to better maximize your profits, tax savings, cash flow and more.
Your Company as the Accidental Lawbreaker

Your Company as the Accidental Lawbreaker

Startups should be careful to follow state and federal statutes otherwise the penalties could be great and the unwanted publicity significant.
Learning From March Madness: Why Filing an Extension Could Be Your Sleeper Tax Strategy

Learning From March Madness: Why Filing an Extension Could Be Your Sleeper Tax Strategy

Business owners should take a cue from 'bracketologists' and embrace unconventional wisdom when it comes to filing an extension this season.
5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

Get through tax time without a migraine or massive fines by avoiding these rookie tax blunders.
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
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